Alongside with faster cooking one can use this microwave oven for different type of cooking like baking, quick heating and grilling, etc. And a lot more can also be done with these devices depending on the type of product you choose.
How a microwave oven works: As the name says, this device releases electromagnetic radiation at microwave frequency in which the generated waves can be absorbed by any form of water molecules or moisture present in the food and cooks speedily. In simple words, if any food you put inside the oven, the generated waves goes inside the food as there is always the presence of moisture inside every type of raw food, and the food cooks from the inside, results less application oil and fast cooking.
Buying guide of microwave Oven
Buying guide simply means how one should choose a microwave oven depending on the requirements and some of the important features that need to know before ensuring it as best microwave oven. Microwave oven mainly falls under three categories. Let’s know about these 3 types
Solo microwave oven: If you’re looking for a microwave oven for just simple reheating, making popcorn and milk heating like things than this solo type is best for you, as this device simply releases microwaves to cook the food provided to it, whereas this device is not capable of backing grilling like things.
As these are the basic device with some heat control system, consumers around the country losing interest in this type of oven and all are looking for an all in one device that is capable of every type of cooking. But still if you need a basic oven only than go for it as this can save a lot of bucks comparing to other type of ovens.
Grill microwave oven: These are the next level of oven after sole type oven, those are equipped with a heating coil alongside the microwave generating capability. Best choice for those who loves grilled food like grill chicken, fish and even a different type of toasting.
In general with these types of oven one can use either microwave function or grill mode to cook different type of food. Even one can use a combination of these two types of cooking to prepare non veg foods evenly.
Convection microwave oven: This is the most advanced and nowadays mostly preferred microwave oven, is capable of baking, cooking and grilling. Along with microwave, heating element, it consists of a fan which circulates heat thoroughly all over the oven.
But frankly speaking if you’re a grilled food lover then going for a griller is a best choice as the convection oven is not capable of effective roasting, as this oven leaves some moisture on the food, which many roast lovers don’t like at all.
Now let’s know some of the features slice by slice, that really matters for a best microwave oven.
Capacity: The size and the capacity of the microwave oven generally measured in liters. If you have a medium sized family(3-4 members) then going for a 21-30 liter oven is enough and if your family have more that 4 members then go for a above 30 litter capacity microwave oven.
Turn table and trays: If you ever watched any microwave oven prepared dish on your T.V, you must have noticed that inside the oven, A tray rotates, this is for uniform heating all over the food, called the turn table. Some models replace the turntable with the rectangular tray which rotates side by side, better for large sized food.
Auto cook: With this feature on the oven you just have to press the button and the oven will do everything else for you. Say you like to prepare a cake, all you need to do is just prepare the mixture and put it inside the oven and select the weight after that the oven will bake it automatically without any timer requirement and reminds you whenever it’s done.
Child lock: A must needed function if you have children in your home to keep them safe.Timer: Almost every oven comes with timer feature and with this feature you can pre-set the time for your dish and there is no need to watch the oven every minute.Racks: If you choose a higher capacity microwave than the manufacturer mostly provides racks so that you can prepare multiple items at the same time.
Defrost: This may be one of the features that everybody looks for! With defrost one doesn’t need to worry about the frozen food as the oven simply makes it suitable for eating without cooking or high heating.
Have a look at the video to know how to use a microwave oven safely.
By considering all the above features, safety measures and the previous customer reviews we have selected some of the oven to choose from, have a look at them.back to menu ↑
10 best microwave ovens in Indiaback to menu ↑
IFB 20SC2 Microwave Oven
This is one of the most preferred and best microwave oven in India, equipped with a lot of features and the great design definitely going to impress you. The specialty of this oven is the effective fan, that works even after this device is switched off, helps in cooling down of the oven and increases the shelf life of microwave.
Along with the special fan feature this microwave oven built with stainless steel material, LED display with timer and the 10 temperature level. The 24 auto cook menu is the best fit for beginners to start with.
- 1250 watt grill, 1200 watt microwave and 2000 watt convection power consumption.
- Multistage cooking feature executes food with different mode of cooking, including micro, grill and convection.
- Keep warm feature keeps your food warm up to 90 minutes after preparation.
- Child safety lock available.
- 20 liters of capacity.
- Auto defrost available.
- 1 year warranty on machine and 3 years on magnetron and cavity.
Morphy Richards 23MCG Oven
If you’re looking for a latest convection microwave oven from a well know brand, then this Morphy Richards oven is best choice for you, loaded with all the features that one need in a convection oven and the sleek, futuristic design adds a great look to this microwave oven.
The stainless steel inner cavity made carefully without any sharp edges inside the oven for better cleaning and prevents food particles from accumulations.
- Advanced temperature sensors help to cook the food evenly.
- Dynamic combination cooking mode allows you to use either in grill, microwave or in convection mode.
- Wire rack and the baking plate are included with the sale.
- 10 auto cook menus and 5 power levels for better cooking.
- Smart child lock system.
- 2 years of manufacturer warranty.
IFB 17PMMEC1 Microwave Oven
This is the second microwave oven form the IFB brand, but the only difference is that this device is solo type, for those who are looking for a basic microwave oven at a very reason price.
With 5 levels of flexi power change feature one can change the power at any time of cooking without stopping the device and prevents from overcooking and burning of food.
- 1200 watt powerful motor.
- 17 liters of capacity.
- Auto defrost.
- 3 auto cook menus.
- Electro thermal timer to regulate output power, ensures more safe.
- 3 years of warranty on magnetron and the cavity.
Samsung MW73AD-B/XTL Oven
If you’re the one who believes the brand more than anything and want a solo microwave oven, then this Samsung 20L oven with wide white exterior door screen is going to be the best microwave oven for you.
The manufacturer claims that they designed this oven with special TDS(Triple distribution system), for even distribution of the heat all over the food with the help of aperture antenna as well as 2 additional slot antennas ensuring wide distribution of waves. Mainly helps in even cooking of provided food.
- Eco-button to save more 40% power.
- 1150 watt motor.
- Child lock feature.
- There are no corners inside the oven for easy cleaning.
- Rapid defrosting.
- Compact size and the blue LCD looks more stylish.
- 1 year of manufacturer warranty.
Godrej 20CA5MLZ Microwave Oven
The Godrej 20L convection microwave oven with combination of cooking feature is of the best microwave oven in India in terms of its motor rating, brand name and the previous user reviews.
Speaking about its features this oven is equipped with preset cooking, enable you to program the oven to cook on the later time and in this way you can serve the hot and fresh food to your loved one.
- Auto protection and 10 power levels.
- 141 instant cook menu.
- Glass turn table, roller ring and grill stand included with the sale.
- Preset and combination cooking.
- 1 year warranty on product and 3 years on magnetron.
Whirlpool MW 20 SW/BS Oven
This Whirlpool 20L solo microwave oven is the cheapest oven in our list of best microwave oven in India which you can get spending around RS4800- 5000. Specialty of the oven is that it equipped with 245mm turn-table, ensures you cook large amounts of food at one go.
- Easy to press foil user buttons.
- 4 power level settings.
- Child lock feature available.
- Defrost available.
- 700 watt powerful motor.
- Glass tray included with the sale.
- 2 years of warranty on the magnetron.
Bajaj 2005ETB Microwave Oven
This is the first grill microwave oven in our list and as we discussed earlier grill type oven is the best for those who loves grilled food. Talking about its features, with it’s digital timer you don’t need to watch your food frequently. And the 9 auto-cook menu is a nice feature to start with.
- 20L of capacity.
- Auto defrost feature.
- Child lock facility available.
- 1 year warranty included.
Panasonic 27 L Microwave Oven
By spending RS 14000-15000 you can bring this oven to home and along the device you can the a lot more oven cooking accessories like serving dish, idli stand, steamer, Glass tray, measuring tumbler, spatula, high low rack, with all these this oven is a best for beginners to start with.
But frankly speaking, it costs little more considering its features, may be this is the reason this oven has very low market presence.
- 1400 watt power rating motor.
- 101 auto cook menu.
- Dual heating and touch panel.
- 1 year manufacturer warranty
IFB 25 L Grill Microwave Oven
This IFB grill based microwave oven going to cost you around RS 10200-10500, which is same as the IFB convection model listed in our list, this is the main reason many consumers prefer the above convection model over this (who don’t likes more featured product in less price from the same brand)
- Excellent floral panel design.
- 1400 watt microwave and 1000 watt grill.
- 22 auto cook menus.
- Combination cooking available.
- 3 years of warranty on magnetron and on cavity.
- Auto reheat and defrost.
- Child lock available.
Samsung CE73JD-B/XTL Oven
The main reason we choose this Samsung 21 L convection oven for our best microwave oven in India list is, this oven comes with 5 years of warranty on magnetron, best fit for those who are more concerned about the after sale service.
This Samsung 21 L convection microwave oven is made up of full glass body to enhance the exterior and for easy cleaning. The manufacturer says that this oven’s interior made with ceramic enamel to prevent 99% of bacteria growth, thus enhances it’s hygienic.
- High scratch and rust resistant body.
- Triple distribution system for even cooking.
- Keep warm and defrost features available.
- 5 years of warranty on magnetron.
Final Words: That’s all in our section of best microwave oven in India. We hope that these reviews can help you to choose best oven at the right price. If you already have any of these ovens, or are planning to buy any of them, then please share your review in comment section. This can help a lot online shoppers like you and me.